Entries by Samantha Kemp-Jackson from 05/2012

Tips for Surviving the Dreaded Playdate

| Posted 05.08.2012 | Canada Living

Having kids means having playdates -- events for which there are no guidelines, and a lot of potential problems. Here are some basic rules for making it through a playdate with your bases covered, the little ones happy and best of all: your sanity.

Top 5 Myths About Twins Debunked

| Posted 05.17.2012 | Canada Living

Being a parent of multiples means putting up with many questions and even more misconceptions. It's not surprising that people are interested in what it's like to have twins, raise them, parent them and live with them. It's evident that as much as people would like to know about twins, triplets and other multiples, there are a lot of misconceptions about them. Accordingly, here are the top five myths debunked.

"Daddy Daycare" and Other Misconceptions

| Posted 05.24.2012 | Canada Living

You can't babysit your own kids. That's fairly obvious. At least in the case of women, or so it seems. Apparently those in possession of the double-X chromosome are the only ones that are the true "parents" of their children; men are merely "caregivers," if you believed a recent census.